Human Factors News Monthly Roundup (November 2021)
We're back with another one of our monthly news roundups!
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This month, we had the pleasure of attending ERGO X!
Check out our coverage of ERGO X where we took a look at what to expect from the conference this year in our preview.
These consist of news stories that we have featured on our weekly podcast. If you are not familiar with the show, we let our Patreons decide which topics we discuss on the show each week from these types of news stories.
Remote Work Can Be Better for Innovation Than In-Person Meetings
Doctors should rely less on ‘mental shortcuts’ when deciding patient care
Making self-driving cars human-friendly
Human Factors News
These consist of news stories that we have not covered on the show, but are still worthy of sharing!
Aerospace Systems / Aviation
- ISS Astronauts Shelter in Escape Vehicles as Mysterious Debris Threatens Station
- Paris Will Use Electric Flying Cars to Get Passengers to the Olympics
- Pilot decision-making during a dual engine failure on take-off: Insights from three different decision-making models
Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making
- Ranked lists skew decision-makers’ choices toward top option
- Feast or forage: Study finds circuit that helps a brain decide
- Technology’s Impact on Worker Well-being
- We've Entered a New Era of Streaming Health Care. Now What?
- What Are the Ethics of an Implant That Delivers Pleasure Directly Into Your Brain?
Perception and Performance
- How can our brain still perceive familiar objects even when they become indistinct?
- Cartography of the visual cortex: Charting a new course for the organization of visual space
- More than light detectors: the magic of your eyes' pupils
Usability and System Evaluation
- Facebook Changes Name, Announces AR Layer Over Physical Reality
- Experts Say AR Could Let People “Reality Block” Stuff They Don’t Like
- Just a game? Study shows no evidence that violent video games lead to real-life violence